Being a leader doesn’t require a title; Having a title doesn’t make you one. Be the leader you would follow.

Thank you for choosing to LEAD FWD!

Your participation helps move the community banking industry forward. We hope that you will utilize the skills and insights from the conference to enhance your bank and leadership skills.

We love to know your impressions of the conference. If you attended, please complete the survey, which was emailed to you. If you did not receive the email, please contact us. Your insight helps us improve and grow.

As time goes on, please let us know if you have additional insights or about your successes learned from the conference.

Join us next year!

Look in ICBA's NewWatch Today for an announcement on the 2019 LEAD FWD Summit.

With fast-paced workshops, new collaboration challenges, and dynamic speakers, we break down the customary barriers of an exhibit hall and offer participants opportunities to collaborate with modern solutions.

Be prepared to:

  • Learn new strategies for high performance and maximizing bank ROI
  • Magnify your leadership talents
  • Network with colleagues from across the U.S.
  • Collaborate with community bankers and industry experts
  • Be challenged to THINK BIGGER!


September 17-18, 2018
Louisville, KY

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This is not a listen-only event. 

Participants are pushed beyond the traditional boundaries of the industry and
exchange forward-thinking insights to lead their community banks and propel their leadership skills forward.


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